Dress

American
late 1960s


Dimensions

Center back: 143 cm (56 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2249

Medium or Technique

Cotton plainweave, hand-painted

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s white cotton halter dress decorated with colorful hand-painted peace signs in swirling disks and hand-written “Black Power” and “Peace and Love” text.

Provenance

February 7, 2011, sold by Palm Beach Vintage, West Palm Beach, FL to Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf